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Surrounded by Eggs

Marian Womack

Writer. Joined LPP in 2016.

Marian Womack is an author, translator and editor, born in Andalusia and educated at the universities of Glasgow and Oxford. Her interests lie within the gothic genre, new weird, and genre-bending narratives, in particular to explore nature writing and ecological dystopia. Her current doctoral work looks into the connections between the Gothic sensibility and climate-change fiction. She is also a graduate of the Clarion Writers Workshop (2014), and the Creative Writing Master's at the University of Cambridge (2016).

Her fiction and non-fiction can be read in Year’s Best Weird Fiction, vol. 3 (Undertow, 2016), Spanish Women of Wonder (Palabaristas, 2016), Barcelona Tales (NewCon Press, 2016), Apex, SuperSonic, Weird Fiction Review, the Times Literary Supplement, the Science-Fiction and Fantasy Network, the New Internationalist, and El País. She has contributed translations to The Big Book of SF (ed. Ann & Jeff VanderMeer), The Apex Book of World SF, vol. 4 (ed. Mahvesh Murad) or Castles in Spain (ed. Sue Burke), and has written for videogames.

She is co-editor of Ediciones Nevsky/Nevsky Books, a project based in Spain and the UK, which has published European speculative fiction in Spanish (Anna Starobinets, Nina Allan, Sofía Rhei or Karin Tidbeck), and is currently building a list in English translation of Spanish genre-bending writing.



"Kingfisher" (Lost Objects) Shortlisted for the BSFA Awards 2018.

Cover Art by Vince Haig Longlisted for the BSFA 2018.

Shortlisted for Best Collection "Lost Objects" for the BFS Awards 2018.

Shortlisted for Best Newcomer "Lost Objects" for the BFS Awards 2018.

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